Porsche flies a Brumos Racing colours during Daytona and Sebring

Posted on 23. Jan, 2019 by in Porsche Canada

The patrol from Jacksonville (USA) was active in a North American engine racing stage for over 5 decades. Claiming 4 altogether victories during a Daytona continuation classical creates Brumos one of a many successful teams in a story of a race. For Porsche, adopting normal automobile designs final year was unfailingly related with wins. The Porsche 911 RSR tackled a 24 Hours of Le Mans in a famous “Pink Pig” livery, with a sister automobile creation a one-two outcome ideal in a “Rothmans” colours. At a deteriorate culmination of a 2018 IMSA SportsCar Championship during Road Atlanta, a 911 RSR gathering to feat in a iconic bureau pattern of a Porsche GT1 from 1998.


Carrera RSR, Brumos Racing, Daytona/USA, 1975, Porsche AG

In a 1950s and 1960s, a Porsche racing vehicles of Brumos-Porsche were embellished out in a particular yellow and orange. The ongoing successes, all of that were claimed after a attainment of sports automobile motorist Peter Gregg and a compared name change to Brumos Racing, were achieved in a colours of white, red and blue. The Porsche competition cars from Brumos netted 15 titles and 48 competition victories in a IMSA series. The patrol valid challenging during a Daytona home competition with triumphs in 1973 and 1975 (Porsche Carrera RSR) as good as in 1978 (Porsche 935/77) and 2009 (Riley Mk. XI with a Porsche 3.99-litre engine). However, Brumos dominated on many other North American racetracks, as well. The many new vital pretension was scored by a patrol in 2011 with Andrew Davis and Leh Keen claiming a GT championship in a Porsche 911 GT3. Racing operations were halted in 2013, with a brief quip in a 2015 deteriorate after a group was sold. However, after usually dual races during Daytona and Sebring, a programme finally ended. The Brumos name originates from a owners of a automobile dealership in Miami Springs. In 1955, Hubert Brundage was one of a initial to margin a Porsche automobile in a racing array outward Europe. In a 1950s, his craving Brundage Motors had a telex residence BRUMOS.


911 RSR, Porsche GT Team, Daytona/USA, 2019, Porsche AG

Not usually did a colours of a group from Florida turn a summary of sports automobile successes, though also a starting array 59. Brumos co-owner Peter Gregg, also famous as “Peter Perfect” in a American racing scene, achieved a sum of 41 victories in a IMSA array during a circle of his Porsche racing vehicles with a starting array 59. Hurley Haywood, who assimilated army with Gregg in a cockpit for a 1973 and 1975 undisguised Daytona wins, notched adult 4 titles in a North American sports automobile array in a No. 59 car. With 5 altogether victories during Daytona to his credit, a now 70-year-old from Chicago (USA) is a many successful Porsche motorist during long-distance races. In a 1980s, Haywood was partial of a government group during Brumos Racing. Still today, a American represents Porsche as a code ambassador. “Brumos was a genuine idol in engine racing interjection to a many successes. The name was famous around a world,” says Haywood. “No matter if we competed in Porsche sports cars or Daytona Prototypes with Porsche engines, Brumos was always one of a premier teams.”

The IMSA SportsCar Championship is a sports automobile competition array that has been contested in a USA and Canada given 2014. The array originated from a partnership of a American Le Mans Series and a Grand-Am Series. Sports prototypes and sports cars start in 4 opposite classes: GTLM (GT Le Mans), GTD (GT Daytona), Dpi (Daytona Prototype international) and LMP2 (Le Mans Prototype 2). The Porsche 911 RSR runs in a GTLM class, and a Porsche 911 GT3 R contests a GTD class.

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